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  • Monticello restaurant blaze may never be solved
    Monticello restaurant blaze may never be solved
    The cause of the January 21 fire that left the Old Homestead Restaurant in Sullivan County a pile of charred rubble may never be known. Fire and insurance investigators on Tuesday released a statement saying that, while they believe they know...
  • Jeffishy from sixty-three
    Jeffishy from sixty-three
    In the year of the minting, they put out 276,829,460 of Denver, and 175,776,000 of Philadelphia. The nickels were made of seventyfive percent copper and twentyfive percent nickel. The fish/coin I caught was in good condition. A dent got on it...
  • Chef's Dinner at Monticello
    Monticello Heritage Harvest Festival brings history to life
    Monticello's Heritage Harvest Festival takes place each autumn at Thomas Jefferson's historic Monticello mountaintop estate. History combines with contemporary needs for sustainable farming, preserving, cooking, and simple living in the...
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    Events at historic Monticello May 3-4 2014
    Monticello in Charlottesville Va is a great place to learn history, peek at breathtaking views and a place to find yourself enjoying the outdoors. With tours and events, you’ll find an enlightening excursion for you and/or your family. Here...
  • Alfred Jackson reclines on the hill near the West Cabin, at the First Hermitage - 1888
    The history of slavery in the Atlantic and the Caribbean is uncovered bit by bit
    The National Endowment for the Humanitiesrecently announced that they will provide a three-year grant to enable archaeologists at Monticello – the home of Thomas Jefferson, near Charlottesville, Virginia – to collaborate with the home...
  • A visit to Thomas Jefferson's Monticello
    A visit to Thomas Jefferson's Monticello
    Monticello is the former home of the third president of the United States, Thomas Jefferson. Located just outside the city of Charlottesville, Va., it is situated on a small mountain, which Jefferson inherited from his father. He actually...
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    Be one of the first to visit Virginia's Premier Presidential Trail
    President's Day is a fitting remembrance of the unprecedented and prodigious leadership of our founding forefathers. To coincide with this hallowed remembrance, the state of Virginia has teamed up with Washington's Mount Vernon, Jefferson&...
  • Whispers in the snow: Winter Woodlands walk at Monticello
    Winter Woodlands walk listens for the whispers of Mother Nature's next spring
    The Winter Woodlands walk at Monticello will take participants into the silence of the Virginia forests of Thomas Jefferson’s home, unhurriedly to listen and look for the clues Mother Nature lays out for each coming spring.Two Monticello...
  • The Museum Shop at Monticello
    January 2014 events at Monticello highlight student art and winter wonderlands
    This January, Monticello is highlighting student art and the wonder of Virginia forested landscapes in winter, despite recent snows and cold temperatures. Winter months are an ideal (read bargain!) time to visit Monticello for visitors who prefer...
  • Thomas Jefferson Memorial
    Thomas Jefferson Memorial in Washington DC is known for its beauty
    The Thomas Jefferson Memorial in Washington, DC is known for its architectural beauty and panoramic views of the Tidal Basin.The third President of the United States, Thomas Jefferson was one of the principals in drafting the Declaration of...
  • The Lawn at Monticello
    Monticello lowers admission to $5 this weekend, celebrating UNESCO anniversary
    On Monday, December 9th, Monticello announced that it will be lowering the general admission prices to $5 for two days this month -- on December 14th and 15th in celebration of the 26th anniversary of its inscription designation on the United...
  • James Madison's Temple
    Three good reasons to visit Charlottesville, Va.
    Charlottesville, Va. is the home of the University of Virginia. That is no coincidence. Thomas Jefferson, who founded the university, lived close enough to be able to view the rotunda from the grounds of Monticello, his home. He liked to keep an...
  • Thomas Jefferson
    'Thomas Jefferson-July 4th Revisited''
    Seven days ago we celebrated our country's national holiday, July 4th- Independence Day - our birthday. The memorable day in the year 1776 that the now famous, Declaration of Independence, or its actual title, “A Declaration by the...
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    Bright moments at Monticello at this year's 4th of July Naturalization ceremony
    There were 79 new American citizens who were warmly welcomed in this year's Naturalization ceremony at Monticello, and as the presiding Judge Glenn Conrad invited any who cared to say a few words about the meaning of the day, there were a...
  • Dave Matthews
    Dave Matthews speaking at Monticello on July 4th will stream live online at 9 am
    Due to the extraordinary response for this year's July 4th naturalization ceremony, Monticello has now invited you to tune in online to join the festivities on their home page, as Dave Matthews welcomes new citizens from around the world.This...
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